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THE

AMERICAN REVIEW:

A WHIG JOURNAL

POLITICS, LITERATURE, ART AND SCIENCE.

TO STAND BY THE CONSTITUTION

VOL. IV.

Pulchrum est bene facere Reipublicæ, etiam bene dicere haud absurdum este

NEW YORK:

GEORGE H. COLTON, 118 NASSAU STREET.

1846.

EDWARD O. JENKINS, PRINTER,

114 Nassau Street.

INDEX TO VOL. IV.

- The

A.

603, 604; contrast of sensuous and moral
Achievements of the Knights of Malta, crit- art, 605; form, the expression of character,
ical notice, 104.

606; method of criticising pictures, prin-
Addison, Memoirs of the Life of, (by Miss ciples by which they should be judged,
Aikin, critical notice, 649.

607; gross ideas of the German and other
Adventures of a Night on the Banks of the schools as to the right method of study for
Devron, (by R. Balmanno,) 569.

an artist, 608, 609.
Affectation, Melancholy, (from “ Thoughts,
Feelings, and Fancies,"") 448.

B.
American Journal of Science and Art, crit- Ballot-Box, Responsibility of the, 435; new

ical notice of, 213.
Andre, Major; Engraving of the Capture of,

constitution of New York State referred
critical notice, 540.

to, 435, 437; judiciary provisions in, re-
Antiquities, Greek and Roman, School Dic-

marked upon, 138, 439, 440; importance of
tionary of-noticed, 433.

all citizens attending the polls, that good
Arago, M., (Dr. Lardoer,) sketch of his life

men and good measures may prevail,

413,
and labors, 162.

444; country not to be governed without
Army Attack and National Defence, (Ed. Bartlett and Welford's Catalogue of Ancient

parties, 444, 445.
ward Hunt,) 146; slang-whangers, 146;
President Polk the maker of the war with Beaumont and Fletcher, (E. P. Whipple,)

and Modern Books, critical notice of, 213.
Mexico, 148; executive abuse of the army,
ib. ; reliance on the militia for national de

68; their birth and first writings, iba;
fence, 150; wretched inefficiency of the

number of their plays, 69; their faults and
militia system as now established, 151;

impurities, 69, 70, 71; their striking char-
volunteer companies, their use, 153; gar-

acteristics, 72, 73; extracts from their
risons, 154; fortifications, their nature and

dramas and comments, 74 to 78; their

lyrics-quoted, 79, 80.
effect, 155; probabilities of a war-means
of defence and altack, 157, 158, 159.

Beaumont and Fletcher, part second, 131 ;
Army of Occupation, (J. T. 'Headley,) 171;

heroic spirit

of their writings, ib. ;
the war with Mexico unjust-hurried upon

Mad Lover”—“ Valentinian," 132; pas.
us by the executive-first occupation of the

sages from Valentinian, 132, 133 ; play of
Mexican territory by our army precipitated

Bonduca, 134; the “Humorous Lieuten.
both nations into an unnecessary war-

ant”-the “ Elder Brother-the “False
perilous position of Gen. Taylor, 172;

One," 135, 136; “The Double Marriage,"
sketch of the defence of Fort Isabel, ib.

with extracts, 137, 138, 139, 140; the “ Two
heroic conduct of the garrison, 173; de-

Noble Kinsmen”_" Triumph of Honor”.
scription of the battle of Palo Alto, ib.; a

particular qualities of Fletcher, 142, 143;
pure common fight won altogether by artil-

striking passages, 144, 145.
lery, ib.; admirable management of field-

C.
pieces by American officers in that battle
great military, qualities of General Taylor, Chambers' Information for the People, notice
175; memorable words of General Taylor, of, 541.
176; battle of Resaca de la Palma, ib.; Chinese, the, (J. H. Lanman,), 392; their
brave conduct of the infantry, 177; rout of territory, ib., ancient knowledge of them,
the Mexicans, ib; May's charge of caval- 393 ; political structure of the empire, 394;
ry, 179; inferences to be drawn from these emperor's aristocracy, ib. ; costume, 395 ;
two battles, in regard to our troops ; none machinery, of the government, 395, 396 ;
would surpass them, 179.

laws and jurisprudence, 397 ; social regu-
Art Union Critics, Hints to, 599; all subjects lations, 398; their agriculture, 399; manu-

not fit to be represented in picture, ib. ; factures, ib. ; their foreign commerce, 400;
difference between description and repre- excellence in the useful arts, ib.; diffusion
sentation ; pictorial art cannot represent of education, 401; religion, ib. ; amuse-
motion, but prefers the fixed qualities of ments, 401, 402; public works, 402; cities,
things; poetry, on the contrary, describes ib;, Chinese army, 403; our commerce
motion, action, and change, ib. ; vices of with China.
design, vice of the parlor, vice of the studio, Civilization, American and European, (Pro-
vice of the theatre, improper use of the lay fessor Goodwin,) second part of the arti-
figure, 600 ; choice of mean subjects, ib.; cle, 27; self-government the highest prob-
subjective and objective art contrasted, ib. ; lem of civilization, 28; some of our dis-
example of a picture by a skillful and un- advantages and dangers, 28, 29; universal
skillful artist, 601 , theory of the pleasure suffrage, 29; power of public opinion, 31;
of painting in the choice of agreeable sub- faith in the people, 33, 34; ancient civiliza-
jects, color, &c.-nature to be imitated in tion, 35; comparison of ourselves with
her best moods only, ib.; fault of ordinary Europeans, 37; our institutions, fears,
colorists, ib. ; description of a picture in hopes, 40, 41, 42.
the classic style of Nicholas Poussin, with Congress, the XXIXth, (Hon. J. P. Ken-
a complete theory of transparent color, nedy,) 541 ; Congress, ihe twenty.ninth,

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543; brief report of its leading measuręs, Cowper, Sotheby, and Munford compared,
ib; spirit and measures of ihe twenty- with extracts, 353 10 372.
seventh Congress, 543, 544; its spirit, con- Homeric Translations, note to the article on,
servative and provident-that of the iwen- 558
ty-ninth destructive and ultra, 544, 545; Hunt, Leigh, a sketch, (G. F. Dean,) 17;
Texas-the war, 546, 547 ; supported the anecdotes of his life, 18, 19; his remarks
ruinous free trade system fostered by upon the stage, 19; Hunt in prison, 22;
Britain, 550.

his epistle in verse to Charles Lamb, 24;
Constitution, (the new one,), of New York 10 William Hazlitt, 25.

State-article sixth, the judiciary, (J. M.
Van Cott,) 520; formation of the Conven-

J.
tion, 521's objectionable features of the Jennison's Filter, notice of, 434.
new constitution, 523; danger of the cor. Jones, Paul, sketch of his life and services,
ruption of justice, 524, 525; elective judici- (J. T. Headley,) 228.
ary in danger of demagogical influence, Journalism, (

by a resident at Paris,) 281 ;
525, 526 ; probable want of learned judges power of the public press, 282; London
under this system, 526.

morning papers--the Post, the Herald, the
Cooper's "Indian and Ingin," Review of,

Standard, Morning Chronicle, 282, 283;
(C. A. Bristed,) 276; points affirmed in the

eveuing papers—the Globe, and Sun, 283;
book relating to anti-rentism, 277 ; “popu- the Times, 283, 281; reporters, 285, 286,
lar cant about aristocracy,278; aristo- 287 ; proprietorship of the London papers,
cratic exclusiveness," ib.; “ feudal privil-

288, 289; the Daily News, 291 ; corre-
eges,” ib.; “hardship of long leases,” ib.;

spondents, 292, 293, journalism in France,
"reservation of woodlands,” 279, &c. 293, 294 ; weekly press, 295.
Copper Regions, Early Notices of, 347. Julietta, or the Beantiful Head, from the
Creation of Values, 641.

German of Lyser, (by Mrs. “Si. Simon,”)

119.
D.

Julia Jay, a poem, (Rev. Ralph Hoyt,) 610.
Dana, J. S, notice of his book on Structure
and Classification of Zoophytes, 432.

K.
Destiny, a poem, critical notice of, 619. Kennedy, Hon. John P.; notice of his life,
Diotima, the Prophetess, an Athenian Tale, public services, addresses, and literary
(J. D. Whelpley,) 467.

career, 551,
Draper's Chemistry, notice of, 544.

L.
E.

Lamb, Leigh Hunt's poetical epistle to, 24.
Education of Women, 416.

Legal Profession, Ancient and Modern-the
Emily, a poem, (H. W. Parker,) 117.

Bars of Greece, Rome, France, England,
Etchings of a Whale Cruise, notice of, 539.

and the United States, 242; popular charg.
F.

es against the legal profession, ib.; nature

of the legal profession-how taking its
Father's Reverie, a poem, (Miss Anna Black- rise--functions of the lawyer, 243, 244;
well,) 43.

two divisions in the profession, jurispru-
Filtration of Water, critical notice, 213. dence and advocacy, 245; jurisprudence in
Finance and Commerce, 95, 199, 316.

Greece, ib.; the Grecian bar-Themis-
Fletcher, (see Beaumont and Fletcher,) 68. tocles, Pericles, Aristides, Isaeus, Anti-
Foreign Miscellany, 98, 201, 321, 426,537, 645. phon, Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes,
Foster, Rev. John, notice of his Life and 246; regulations of the Grecian courts,
Correspondence,” 434.

247 ; the Roman bar under the Republic,
French Domestic Cookery, critical notice of 248; under the Empire, 248, 219; regu-
the volume, 214.

lations of the Roman courts, 249; early
Fuller, Miss Margaret S., 414.

stages of Gallic law, 250 ; origin of trial by

ordeal, ib.; early legal usages in France,
G.

251 ; parliament of Paris-order of advo-
Graydon's Memoirs of his own time, critical cates, 252 ; admission to the French bar,
notice, 102.

253; abolition of the order of advocates,
Greene, Nathaniel, notice of the Life of, 431. 254; the British bar, 255; state of the pro-

fession in England, 256 ; defects of the bar
H.

in this country, 257; inferiority of legal

education, 258, report of the “ Inner Tem-
Hawthorne, Review of his Writings, (C. W. ple,” London, on this point, ib. ; the future

Webber, 296; references to certain quali- of the profession in this country, 260;
ties of New World literature, 297, 302;
characteristics of Hawthorne noticed, 305, Literary Phenomena, (E. A. Duyckinck,)

Note-opinions of Savigny, 261, 262.
306, 307; Hawthorne's conservatism, 305; 405.
“ Idealization,” 309; Charles Lamb, 310; Longfellow's Poets and Poetry of Europe,
the Tale of " Goodman Brown,” 311, 315. part 1, 496, (James Hadley)—principle of
Hazlitt, Leigh Hunt's Poetical Epistle to, 25. iranslation, 497, 498, 499; Teutonic poetry,
Hearts we Love, a poem, (W. T. Bacon,) 501; extract from Cædmon the Saxon,
15*,

502, 503, 504 ; Norse poetry, 504, 505 ; Teg-
History of the Bastile, critical notice, 103. ner, 505, 506. Part 2, 580; Troubadours
Homer, Translators of-Review of Munford's of Deutschland, 580; early German poetry,

Illiad, (C. A. Bristed,) 350 ; some remarks 581 ; Klopstock, Lessing, Wieland, Herder,
on translation, 351, 352, translators of Goethe, Schiller, 582, 583, 584; Uhland,
Homer enumerated, 353; Chapman, Pope, Hoffinan, 585; poetry of Holland, 586.

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